The best laptop deals in the U.K. span across many types and consumer requirements — from the cheap and cheerful casual workhorse, to power-hungry portable gaming rigs and everything in between.
So, if you’re in the market to buy a new laptop as you get ready for work or play as we ease our way out of lockdown, then read on because we’ve worked hard to make sure you don’t pay a single penny more than you should.
But before we pick some specific models, let’s train you up on what makes a good laptop deal and where you can find them. A great place to start is reading our laptop buying guide, which will take out a lot of the guesswork that may have gone into your purchasing decision. As for where you can find them, you’ve got your usual suspects in the form of Currys PC World, Amazon, Box.co.uk, Overclockers, KRCS, AO.com, Laptops Direct and more.
However, you will also be surprised at the bobby dazzlers you’ll find when shopping directly from the manufacturers. Whether it’s something from Dell, Lenovo, HP, Apple, Razer, Acer, Asus or any of the other big players on the field, there is always a discount going on if you have the time to look.
Don’t have the time (it can take a while)? That’s where we come in with our collective decades of experience in finding serious value for money. Here are the best laptop deals in Britain right now, at every price range.
Best laptop deals right now
Best laptop deals in the UK
Laptop Deals Under £500
Dell Inspiron 15 3000: was £318.99 now £269 @ Dell
This configuration of the 15-inch Dell Inspiron 3000 features an Intel Celeron processor, integrated UHD graphics, 4GB DDR4 and 128GB SSD. All of this alongside a HD display and a sleek chassis make for a great option for quick day-to-day work.View Deal
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3: was £329 now £279.97 @ Box.co.uk
A 2-in-1 Chromebook for under £300 is serious value for money — even more so when its the premium build of the IdeaPad Flex 3. Gorgeous 11.6-inch HD touchscreen display up top, Intel Celeron under the hood, 4GB RAM and 64GB on board storage.View Deal
Asus Vivobook 15: was £499.97 now £399.97 @ Box.co.uk
Packing a decent level of performance into a seriously portable, premium frame, this Asus Vivobook 15 features a FHD display up top with a wide colour gamut, 10th Gen Intel Core i3 CPU, 4GB DDR4 RAM and a 256GB M.2 SSD.View Deal
Lenovo V14: was £479.97 now £349.97 @ Laptops Direct
Need a little extra oomph for those more processor-intensive office tasks? The Lenovo V14 delivers handily with the AMD Ryzen 3 3250U for great single and multi-core app performance, a 14-inch FHD screen with narrow bezels, 4GB RAM and a 256GB SSD — all enclosed in a sleek, extremely durable chassis.View Deal
Laptop deals under £1000
Dell XPS 13: was £968.99 now £778.99 @ Dell
Take a look at our 5-star Dell XPS 13 review and you’ll see just how much we love this portable powerhouse for its top-shelf specs and stylish design. This one is no different, cramming an 11th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB LPDDR4 RAM and a 256GB SSD into this masterfully crafted hardware with a bright and lovely FHD+ display.View Deal
MacBook Air (M1/8GB/256GB): was £999 now £898 @ Amazon
Let’s start with the cheapest way to get a taste of Apple’s new silicon while on the go. As you can read in our MacBook Air with M1 review, the switch to an ARM-based processor presents a groundbreaking transformation with blistering performance and super-long battery life. All of this is crammed into a seriously sleek chassis and runs so cool, it doesn’t need a fan.View Deal
HP Envy 13: was £899 now £649 @ Currys PC World
HP’s closest competitor to the XPS 13 is a great option as you can read in our HP Envy 13 review, And now, it’s even better at £200 off! Keeping this running even for more intensive creative pro tasks is an Intel Core i5-10210U CPU, dedicated Nvidia GeForce MX350 GPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM and a 512GB SSD.View Deal
Acer Aspire 5: was £849 now £699 @ Currys PC World
The latest 11th gen Intel Core i7 CPU powers this portable powerhouse of a laptop. This configuration also features a 1TB SSD, 8GB DDR4 RAM and a battery rated to last up to 10 hours.
Laptop deals under £2000
M1 MacBook Pro: was £1,299 now £1,149 @ Amazon
Turning to Apple, we fell head over heels for the M1 MacBook Pro for bringing stellar performance and bonkers battery life thanks to Apple’s own ARM-based silicon. If you’re a creative pro in need of a machine that can do it all on-the-go, it’s hard to find much better than this (I use one myself).View Deal
MSI GS66 Stealth: was £1,799 now £1,449 @ Currys PC World
Nvidia RTX 30-series gaming laptops are rather pricey, but this MSI GS66 Stealth deal breaks that trend! For just under £1,600, you get this sleek gaming machine that packs the serious horsepower pairing of an Intel Core i7-10750H CPU and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU. Multitasking is handled with 16GB RAM, games load fast on the 512GB SSD and the 240Hz 1080p display is stunningly smooth.View Deal